Swiggy, the food and grocery delivery platform, has appointed Aparna Giridhar as their new VP of marketing. Giridhar joins Swiggy from Unilever, where she worked for 11 years, and will be replacing Ashish Lingamneni, who served as VP of marketing for almost six years.
Giridhar began her career with Unilever after a summer internship in Singapore and joined the company’s India division in 2012 as part of the Unilever Future Leaders Program. She worked her way up from an area sales manager in Chennai to become the general manager of eCommerce. During her tenure at Unilever, Giridhar managed various brands, including Lakme and Glow & Lovely.
The appointment of Aparna Giridhar as VP of marketing at Swiggy reflects the company’s focus on bringing in experienced professionals to strengthen their leadership team. Giridhar’s impressive track record at Unilever, where she rose through the ranks and handled multiple brands, makes her a valuable addition to Swiggy.
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